Was: IBC winner disqualified,,,Now: Future of the Blues

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Fri Mar 4 12:07:24 EST 2005


That's what make the blues more valid. Gloom Strife.Etc,
  That's why it's called the blues.
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Ricky Stevens" <deltabluz@hotmail.com>
To: <BLUES-L@LISTS.NETSPACE.ORG>
Sent: Friday, March 04, 2005 3:10 AM
Subject: Re: Was: IBC winner disqualified,,,Now: Future of the Blues


> Hmmm.. Can you show me the part about slavery?  Or doom and gloom?
Trouble
> and strife I'll buy, as well as hard times.
>
> Now explan to me how the conditions that spawned the blues are killing it?
> I don't follow you on that one.
>
> Ricky Stevens
> Arkabutla, Mississippi
>
>
>
> >From: "Grady Musick" <jagr68@citlink.net>
>
> >That's exactly what I'm talking about.
> >Thanks for giving me a perfect example.
> >
> >Always associating the Blues with Trouble and strife,,,Doom and
> >Gloom,,,,Slavery,,,Hard times,,,,
> >
> >Yep,,,that's what is killing it.
> >
> >Grady Musick
> >~~~~~~~~~
> >www.gradymusick.com
> >
> >
> >
> >----- Original Message ----- From: "Ricky Stevens"
<deltabluz@hotmail.com>
> >To: <BLUES-L@LISTS.NETSPACE.ORG>
> >Sent: Thursday, March 03, 2005 7:01 AM
> >Subject: Re: Was: IBC winner disqualified,,,Now: Future of the Blues
> >
> >
> >
> >>If you look a little closer you might find blues, bluegrass and early
> >>country music have a lot more in common than you think.  There are
similar
> >>themes in all three that arise from the commonalities of life, death and
a
> >>response to hard times.  All three styles came from poor people.  All
> >>three
> >>originated with farmers.  All three styles came from people who knew
> >>lifetimes of hard work.  All three styles contain a thread of fatalism
and
> >>a
> >>knowledge that there are things beyond the control of the individual;
> >>things
> >>that are more powerful than any man  but at the same time a conviction
> >>that
> >>these powerful forces can and must be dealt with.
> >>
> >>Listen to the words.  Listen to the feeling behind the music and you
will
> >>find there are more similarities than differences.  Go beyond your own
> >>prejudice and you'll find many similarities in the music of Jimmie
> >>Rodgers,
> >>Son House, Ralph Stanley, A P Carter,  Roy Acuff, Leadbelly, Bill
Monroe,
> >>Charley Patton and Tampa Red.
> >>
> >>
> >>Ricky Stevens
> >>Arkabutla, Mississippi
> >>
> >>
> >
> >>
> >
>
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